Kurt Cobain pizza-soaked setlist plate sells for $22,000 at auction
The sale took place at an auction put on by Julien’s Auctions, who put on their “MUSIC Icons” event on Saturday in Times Square.
Besides the sweater, items owned by Queen, Madonna, Prince, Lady Gaga, Beyonce and more were auctions.The paper plate also had a handwritten setlist in black marker that was used at the 9:30 nightclub in Washington, D.C. in 1990. It was estimated to sell for $1,000 to $2,000 but went for much more. You can see a photo of it below.
Another item sold was a cardigan worn by Cobain during his final photo shoot. It just sold for $75,000 at an auction.
Cobain’s sweater sold for way over its initial estimate of $20,000. He wore it for the album cover of In Utero which was released in September 1993.You can see what that looked like below.
As for the Queen stuff auction off, the group’s synthesizer that was used to record “Radio Ga Ga” sold for $25,000 after being estimated at $8,000. Also, a shirt that was signed and worn by Freddie Mercury in his last filmed performance in the 1991 single “These Are The Days of Our Lives” sold for $54,400.
You can see the shirt below in the video.
Some other impressive sells were Britney Spears’ handwritten lyrics to “Baby One More Time” sold for more than $10,000. Also, a military-style jacket worn by Michael Jackson that he wore to the birthday party for President Nelson Mandela sold for $76,800.
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